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. >> there has not been a mass casualty here in the u.s. since 2001. that's not by luck. >> the head of the n.s.a. defiantly defending the spy agency. the general says gathering intelligence around the world is critical and helps to keep america safe from terrorists. >> the war raging in syria claiming some surprising new victims. children are being diagnosed with polio because they don't have access to adequate health care. >> it is reported that at 8:58 p.m., a huge object believing to be a meteor right fell on a farm. >> 75 years ago, martians innovated the planet or people listening to the radio thought they did. a look back at the war of the world broadcast that caused widespread panic across the country. >> good morning. welcome to aljazeera america. i'm stephanie sy. >> good to have you with us on this wednesday. two hours from now, the health and human services secretary will testify. >> many are saying she should be fired. >> kathleen see bellous will be asked to explain the failure of the health care website. we have more on what she might say today. >> good morning. you know, kathl
keeping the u.s.a. safe. >> that might be the way that the n.s.a. has skirted around these issues, because they are in lock step with g.c.h.q. they worked well in hand, the two of them. there are an awful lot of monitoring stations here in the u.k., one run by the n.s.a. itself up in yorkshire. it's said to be the largest facility in minwith hill, the largest in europe. the g.c.h.q. and n.s.a. work hand-in-glove together and have a special relationship and share intelligence, so maybe it's not the n.s.a. monitoring american citizens, maybe it's the g.c.h.q. and they can do it under british law, so a little bit of a roundabout way of doing things, phil. >> again, phil ittner joining us from london on these exclusive documents obtained by aljazeera. >> edward snowden has a new job, his lawyer said he has found a tech support job. he has been living in the former soviet republic since august. the lawyer didn't name the company. he is set to start tomorrow. >> if you're getting one of these letters, just shop around in the new marketplace. you're going to get a better deal. >> president obama
. >> that was david shuster. >> u.n. officials confirmed an outbreak of polio, the first time the disease was seen in a decade. there were 10 confirmed polio cases. 12 are being investigated. most tested are babies and toddlers. the disease will spread among half a million children who have not been vaccinated. members of congress heard from victims of a drone strike of the the pakistani family appeared on capitol hill to talk about the attack that left the family matery ark dead. kimberley halket has the story. >> they travelled from north waziristan to the u.s. congress in washington d.c. the goal - to tell americans what happened when a u.s. drone targeted a pakistani family. it was a year ago when zubair rehnan was struck by shrapnel. he was gathering vegables to prepare for an east of eid >> translation: i could see the drone hovering, why would i worry, neither my grandmother or i were militants. when it fired, the ground shook. >> shrapnel from the second drone hit nabila, his sister, later. as she ran she heard the grandmother, the village witch doctor screaming. >> no one told me why my
they will attack mali again if it doesn't stop persecuting people. shells reign down on the u.n. syria envoy says opposition and government must be represented at peace talks. first thailand's lower house part of the amnesty billha
international concerns about iran's nuclear ambitions. the head of the u.n.'s international atomic energy agency praised the iranians for their kwoorpgs during the two-day session. >>> records keep falling on wall street. the s&p 500 and the dow soaring to all-time highs yesterday. investors giddy over reports that the federal reserve plans to maintain its market friendly stimulus spending for several more months. that's the look of giddy. the dow finishing up 111 points on tuesday closing at the record high of 15,680. the s&p 500 also at a new high, closing at 1771. >>> president obama's pick to be the next federal reserve chairman is running into a bit of a road block. janet yellen's been dominated but senator rand paul says he intends to hold up the nomination until the senate agrees to vote on the federal transparency act. that measure passed the news 2012 but it stalled in the senate. insisting it is needed so the american people can see what the federal reserve is actually doing with the country's money supply. it's money time in about 15 minutes. christine romans will have much more on th
people and make them disappear. >> reporter: the world's largest u.n. peace keeping forces in congo is helping them fight m-23 and we can't stop it in the 14 years it has been here but say they will find out what happened. >> translator: we all know that bodies have been found in that area. the area has been controlled by m-23 for about one year and that it has been taken by the army just a few days ago. on the u.n. side we quickly form a team which is going to investigate and from the results we are going to tell you what has been discovered. >> reporter: they are investigating two but war crimes are common in the conflicts and the full story may never be uncovered, webb in the district of congo. >> reporter: these interest numbers of congo and huge a population of under 68 million people. life expectancy is low. the average life span is only 48 years. it's also a poor country. 87.7% of the population lives below the poverty line. the bodies of two french journalists killed in mali have been repatriated and they were obducted and murdered in saturday in northern mali and bodies
talks. the u.s. and n.a.t.o. troops withdraw from afghanistan next year. this is the fourth such meeting designed to bring stability to the region. >>> the syrian government said it will be attending the proposed two-peace conference meanwhile the hundreds fled the violence as the violence continues. >> reporter: spending a second day in damascus. the geneva two peace conference was thrown into doubt last week when rebel groups not only vowed to boycott it but to attack any who decide to attend. >> we are preparing for geneva two peace talks, and it will be the syrian parties who will decide the transitional period and what follows the transitional period. >> reporter: state television announced that brahini was told that the bashar al-assad government would be attending. but those in defiance said no negotiations will take place unless assad steps down first. >>> meanwhile on the ground the continued fighting is forcing more and more families to flee. close to the capital, hundreds of people picked up belongings they could and took off in foot in search of a place, any place that might
report. once again, the treasury stops short of labelling china a manipulator. it says the u.n. is still undervalued, but recent appreciation is for the economy. it says the country's dependance on exports is hurting economic stability in europe and the global economy. the treasury says germany should focus more on boosting domestic growth. >>> as for the agenda today, stateside weekly jobless claims are out at 8:30 eastern. 10:00 a.m., we get the october chicago pmi. conco philips and exxon mobil report before the opening bell. reporting earnings in europe, french based profits tumbling in the third quarter as european refining margins remain an issue. expectations on the rise in tokyo, comparing $400 million compared to the previous year. the stock at the moment is down 1% in paris. royal dutch shell third quarter profits coming in below estimates as refining margins and disruption necessary nigeria take their toll. the cfo says recent moves underline the company's commitment to shareholder returns. that shell stock, though, down pretty big 5% in london trade. jason gammel, head of oil
humanitarian assistance which has gone to the u.n. and multilateral agencies, some of which goes through the syrian government. point?s that your caller: pretty much. thank you. guest: the issue of lethal , lethal sport to the syrian armed opposition is done covertly through the cia. because of the nature of the know the exactt nature of what is being sent or how much. there have been allegations that things have started to move more towards the end of august into september. it's not clear how much is going. the are advocating that program should become a pentagon program, which would make it more open and make it much more robust. point,aura makes this when was the last time you heard our government say that assad must go? guest: now the gears have shifted towards diplomacy, first with a joint framework with the russians that led to a un security council resolution to read syria of its chemical weapons. beings also more work done with the russians to see if we can rejuvenate the geneva process. while i think we have been clear that the geneva process in the u.s.'s interpretation should
are on the web site fiasco. america's spy master reveals the u.s. has routinely eaves dropped on allied leaders. bob orr on the fury over n.s.a. surveillance. the stock market makes history. anthony mason on what's driving today's numbers. and whatever happened to the people of the inferno? elaine quijano one year after hurricane sandy torched a neighborhood. >> it's a disgrace that we waited this long. captioning sponsored by cbs captioning sponsored by cb this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the head of the agency that oversees the government's health insurance web site appeared before congress today. marilyn tavenner, the administrator of the centers for medicare and medicaid services apologized for all of the problems with the site. she placed the blame on tardy contractors. that did not satisfy members of the house committee who were frustrated when tavenner would not answer some of the key questions. nancy cordes on capitol hill for us tonight. nancy. >> reporter: scott, the main thing members wanted to know was how many americans have managed to navi
to be the most tech savvy get the website to wrong? aneesh chopra, he joinses n e u >> good morning. >> were you surprised how poorly this was handled. >> like everyone including the president we were frustrated by the experience that people have had. the good news is we've got a team in place to work out the challenges. and i think we'll have a strong showing in coming weeks. >> when you say we, are you still involved? >> no, i think about the country more generally. >> speaking on behalf -- >> that's right. >> we did make the point that this was an administration that was supposed to be the most in touch with the tech world and most tech savvy and you know taking this into the digital age. instead it seems like this is a class ic case of government bureaucracy the contractor, the process after that seemed like something straight out of 1990s. what should have been done differently? any hope for salvaging and creating a different outcome here? >> number one, there's great hope. i had the pleasure of working alongside jeff zions, he hired me a decade ago for the advisory board company. jeff's go
police. today we are going to confirm the identity of the subject. it is paul anthony ciancia. that's c-i-a-n-c-i-a. he is 23 years old. he is a u.s. citizen. he is formally a resident of new jersey. we are currently investigating his background and more about him. i'm not going to provide too many updates on that at this point. the decedent's identity is not going to be confirmed out of respect for families. the families are going through a very difficult time today, but we are going to confirm that it was a tsa employee who is actually the decedent in this case. there is also one additional tsa employee who was wounded by gunshot. there are additional injuries, some of which seem to be potential evasion injuries where they may have injured themselves trying to get away. at this point, we have one terminal shut down, and we will have that shut down for a while while we continue the investigation. the forensic teams are in there from both the fbi as well as lapd. their work is long and methodical, and they will take their time on this to be -- to be complete in their investigation. we do have
? >> yes. >> reporter: alexander denied stories based on flaeks former n.s.a. contractor edward snowden that the n.s.a. has collected the the phone numbers of millions ofs ises in france, spain, and italy. alexander said that data was passed to the u.s. by european intelligence agencies. >> to be perfectly clear, this is not information that we collect the on european citizens. it represents information that we and our nato allies have collected in defense of our countries and in support of military operations. >> reporter: now, there is strong sentiment in congress to rein in the powers of n.s.a. by prohibiting the mass collection of phone records but intelligence cheestles warned today, scott, that could put the country at higher risk. >> pelley: they made history again today on wall street. the dow jones industrial average was up more than 111 points to close at an all-time high of 16,680. the s&p closed up nearly 10 to a record 17 fon and change. we say that's history, but history isn't all that rare these days. that is the 32nd record close of the year for the dow. the 33rd for the
official opens up to congress about u.s. spying on world leaders. interesting sound bite coming up. >> plus, a dust storm causes deadly crashes that shut down a major interstate. >> and ahead in sports today, n.f.l. officials are going to meet with the oneida indian nation over the redskin name change or >>> 10 after 5:00 on this wednesday morning. some of you are seeing showers right now. that's going to be the case on and off for the next several hours but a better afternoon in store. here's your forecast. just take a little rain gear, maybe an umbrella for you this morning. got cloudy skies in d.c. but just off to the west into fairfax even and prince william and western charles and loudoun we've got some showers out there. highs will eventually get to 65 to 70 with a few breaks of sunshine during the afternoon. i'll be back. it will -- we'll look much more closer at doppler 9000 and a look at the weekend forecast. >>> it's nice and quiet still on 270 here at route 121 in clarksburg. really no brake lights yet out of frederick down to this point and into rockville. 355 is pretty much the
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